Things to do with your kids for the “días sin cole” in March, 2019

Madrid-based working and stay-at-home parents have been surprised to learn that there are a couple of teacher training days scheduled for the beginning of March.

In March 2019, there teachers training days scheduled on 1st and 4th of March when our kids are off school. These “días sin cole” are tough to plan for and not everyone can get away on holiday. Here we give you some options for things to do with your family in Madrid.

Camp Protecting the Earth

Daycare in Madrid - Mr Willbe 1 marzo 2019

Provider: Hello! Creative English

Ages: 3-9 years old

Where: Circulo de Baile, Plaza Conde Valle Suchil 3 (Metro San Bernardo)

Time: flexible hours from 9am to 4pm (snacks and lunch included)

Price: from 40 euros per day

What KIM says: Hello! Creative English was founded at the same time as Kids in Madrid and we’ve been following their expansion over the years with much joy. Their hallmark is quality. The limited places they offer at camps allow for reduced numbers per activity and children receive individual attention. There is a focus on fun and freedom. This weekend they will be looking at how to Protect the Earth.

More information:

Camp: Carnival Mini Camp

La casita de Inglés 1Provider: La Casita de Inglés

Ages:  3-10 years old

Where: There are 5 centres in the Madrid area: Alcobendas, Barrio Salamanca, Chamberi, Majadahonda, Montecarmelo, and Pozuelo de Alarcon

Time: flexible hours from 9am to 4pm (snacks and lunch included)

Price: from 40 euros per day

What KIM says: With small groups of only 10 children per activity, La Casita de Inglés has organized a day full of craft, cooking, singing, dancing, and games. All the teachers are native English speakers with a talent for making children enjoy themselves!

More information:  [alcobendas / padilla / chamberi / montecarmelo or pozuelo] @la

Camp: White Week!

Alopeke babytecaProvider: Alopeke

Ages: 12 months upwards

Where: Calle de Alcalá 91 (Metro Principe de Vergara)

Time: flexible hours from 9am to 3pm

Price: variable, depending on time slot and age

What KIM says: this flexible day centre offers a variety of workshops where you can have fun with your child or leave him/her under supervised care and take advantage of the shops and museums in the area. English is the main language of communication at Alopeke, where workshops tend to be bilingual. Alopeke really is one of the friendliest places for young families in Madrid!

More information:  or calling 620 629 632

Provider: Mr Willbe

video game workshop Mr WillbeAges: 6-13 years old

Where: General Lacy 58 (Metro Delicias)

Time: flexible hours from 8:30h to 15:30h (snacks and lunch included)

Price: from 45 euros per day / 80 euros for two days

What KIM says: Mr Willbe’s activities are all run in Spanish but English is often the common language among the multinational kids who enjoy spending their spare time in this creative education centre doing workshops as diverse as learning how to become a DJ to stop-motion film techniques. Go along on 1st or 4th of March to give it a whirl!

More information: Tel 681130938 or

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